A ‘lack of procedural compliance’ contributed to a potentially catastrophic incident.
A cable was supposed to catch and slow down the E-2C Hawkeye as it landed on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower in Norfolk, Virginia.
So what is a Competence Management System? In plain old English, it simply means introducing arrangements to control a cycle of activities within your organisation. The end result? A system which assures and develops competent performance.
The scenario of having to complete an e-learning course around issues of health and safety is a familiar one to most employees. The course is usually a barrage of information that you have to try to absorb in one go and then complete some sort of test of what you have learned. Continue reading “A choice of competency or compliance” …
There are more questions than immediate answers following the “Brexit” vote, a decision that sees the United Kingdom leaving the unified Member States of the European Union. One such question is how will leaving the EU affect competence and compliance?
Is company procedure cast in stone or is there leeway to take your own path in the spirit of a greater compliance?
The organization that governs university sports in Canada wants to beef up investigations into recruiting violations and sanctions against offenders by bringing the compliance process totally in house.
A study by the Robert Gordon University and sponsored by Aberdeen Drilling Consultants has found that oil and gas companies must focus more on competence, rather than compliance, if they are to achieve a step-change in safety skills and performance.
Most industries adhere to some form of compliance, be it generated by government legislation or by industrial sector standards.